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[texts]The Myth of Language and the Kind and Gentle Woman - Patrick Bruskiewich
There is no greater myth that perpetuates the feminist mystique than the myth that woman are by their very nature kind, thoughtful and altruistic. In reality, they are after all human just like the men. Many feminists strive to perpetuate biased stereotypes and questionable assumptions both about what it is to be female, and about maleness, male anger and male aggression. A look at the nature of Total War and the Nuremberg Tribunal Findings, about who voted Hitler into power and why...
Keywords: Myth; Kind and Gentle Woman; gender politics; Von Neumann Zero Sum Theory; Nash's Theory of Competitive Equilibrium; Democracy; Parliament; the Rule of Law; The International Court; the United Nations; NATO; male construct, Pythagoras Publishing
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[texts]One Can Find Summer's Happiness - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Amongst the warmth and light of an August afternoon Amongst the clouds and raindrops too Even in a world so much at odds and ends One can find summerâs happiness.
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 1
[texts]And Please Don't Forget Something Strong - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich I write these words On the back of a crumpled And long discarded plain paper grocery bag â¦
Keywords: poem; art and creativity; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Touching a Raw Nerve, A Ubyssey Letter from 2007 - Patrick Bruskiewich
The issue of a lack of transparency at the University of British Columbia is touched on in a 2007 letter to the Ubyssey, the student newspaper at UBC. The Canadian Magazine Maclean's makes application through the Freedom of Information legislation to get the background information to write their annual assessment of Canadian Universities. The People of Canada pays for much of the costs of UBC and as a result, the People of Canada own the information gathered regarding public programs and the lik...
Keywords: lack of transparency at UBC; autocracy; freedom of information; UBC; University of British Columbia
Downloads: 2
[texts]The New Ike Barber Learning Centre at UBC needs an Open Art Sculpture Garden. - Patrick Bruskiewich
A February 2008 letter to the Ubyssey at the University of British Columbia thanking Mr. Ike Barber for his $ 47 million endowment that saw the rebuilding of the UBC Main Library and the creation of the Ike Barber learning Centre. The letter suggest that the new Learning Centre needs an Open Air Sculpture Gallery to complete the project.
Keywords: Ike Barber Learning Centre; UBC; Open Air Sculpture Gallery
Downloads: 2
[texts]Whilst Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder (a poem) - Patrick Bruskiewich
A poem about the impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh, using some of his own words ... Remember me when I am gone and colour not my story. In life I was a soul forgone, In death, sun’s flowers are my glory
Keywords: poem; absinthe; Vincent van Gogh
Downloads: 22
[texts]Conjectures, Proofs and Additives - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Have compassion for us! compassion for we the adventurous for our errors, for our sins. They are Apollinaire in nature.
Keywords: poem; mathematics; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Towards Eros, Lost and Found - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Those Eros lost and found And errors in a sorted life Skirt you disaster here and there Set thee coarse course, towards the dusk!
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 3
[texts]Then ... There was the Fifth - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich The crows flew overhead They cawed, they cawed, they cawed, but one just strangely cackled And flew unlike the rest.
Keywords: poem; lunacy; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Is UBC the Cambridge of the West Coast ? ... evidently not! - Patrick Bruskiewich
A 2007 letter to the Ubyssey newspaper asking the question "Is UBC the Cambridge of the West Coast" with the answer evidently not! It may have been once but today it treats its mathematicians, astronomers and physicists as second citizens not paying attention to their needs for new buildings and new classrooms. The letter touches on more issues.
Keywords: UBC; Cambridge of the West Coast; mathematicians; astronomers; physicists
Downloads: 8
[texts]Conceptions as to What Perhaps May Be - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich With women, as with flowers Bright pollen bursts from within Carried by the wind before the tower That dare cast shadows on our sins.
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 5
[texts]Oh Well, They Are Enough - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Admittedly, they are quite small Twin curiosities at best deceptions that belie their age the true, the time ⦠the test
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]More Harm than Good, don't ask don't tell - Patrick Bruskiewich
There is a fundamental principle of law know as neglect. When disregard results in harm to others than one is culpable of neglect. If you were to inadvertently put poison into coffee and walked away and someone were to die from that poison you would be guilty of negligence. If you knew it was poison but had no premonition that someone would die, or did nothing to diminish the harm, then you would be guilty of manslaughter...
Keywords: AIDS; don't ask don't tell; neglect
Downloads: 41
[texts]Proliferation of WMD, A Hydra with Many Heads - Patrick Bruskiewich
Proliferation relates to all types of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), 1 whether they are Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Weapons. In the 1940âs Canada participated in WMD development as a wartime partner with America and Britain (ABC Partnership). In 1947 Canada declared that although we have the technological expertise to develop CBRN weapons, we would refrain from doing so, but would continue to work within the principles of our wartime agreements...
Keywords: Proliferation; WMD; Canada; UNSCR1718 (2006); UNSCR1874 (2009); Naval Quarantine of North Korea
Downloads: 15
[texts]This Endless, Endless Chore - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich It has much happiness robbed, this endless, endless chore The search for a new job I canât take this much more.
Keywords: poem; depression; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 1
[texts]Where Has Beans Roll In - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich There is a coffee shop where has beans roll in from around the world where they aspire to ungrateful things to blings and black and polywacks
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 1
[texts]Your Politics Are All Amiss - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Your politics are all amiss Your prejudice is far from new In you, what naivety there is Wrapped in your point of view
Keywords: poem; politics; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 6
[texts]The Key Cannot Unlock You - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Itâs the pull The measure of all things You canât escape it itâs always there
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 7
[texts]It Is What It Is - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich In life, what is offered you, can never be all thatâs true It is something, just one thing anew Then it twists into something blue
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 6
[texts]The Cat Lept Off - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich The pussy sat on her lap It purred as she stroke it Forth and back, and then she tapped To keep the pussy happy. Sit!
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 5
[texts]Bite or be Bitten - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich For better or for worst human nature does not change art is what artists make of it writing is what writers make it too.
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 19
[texts]A Soft Carpel From Which it Sips - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich The bee rubbed its abdomen into the rich and succulent Pollen, in complete abandon in ecstasy, its thorax bent.
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 12
[texts]She Creates Her Own Harness - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich His world is his needle Everything that he is exists in his small pen that pierces through her flesh
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 3
[texts]Nothing is Really Important - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich The Universe is really nothing
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 13
[texts]Let Us Portray All Things of Beauty in Our Art - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Let us portray all things of beauty in our art that is the essence of life and light. And praise the dignity of our heart speak majestic words, both good and right.
Keywords: poem; art and creativity; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 4
[texts]Canada, Natural Disasters and Humanitarian Relief - Patrick Bruskiewich
There are two general categories of natural disasters, those that are gradual and foreseeable, (such as drought or famine), or those which are sudden and unforeseeable (such as an earthquake or a severe storm). Natural disasters are multifaceted in character, and require a humanitarian response that is commensurate with the nature of the disaster. The scale of the response needs to reflect the social and economic conditions of the disaster victims...
Keywords: Canada; Natural Disasters; Humanitarian Relief; Darfur; Piracy off the Horn of Africa; Haiti
Downloads: 20
[texts]Plain and Simple - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich How is it you can come and just loathe people, plain people and in particular their simple pleasures more than anything else, how come?
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 15
[texts]Physics Experiment 4, Light - Patrick Bruskiewich
The purpose of this lab is to study some properties of light, to learn how logarithms can be used to find a power law relationship, and to use this technique to derive the Wien Displacement Law and Stefan-Boltzmann Law. The Temperature of the Surface of the Sun will be estimated using the Wien Displacement Law. Using the Wien Displacement Law it is possible to provide a simple derivation of the Planck Expression.
Keywords: physics experiment; properties of light; power law; logarithms; Wien Displacement Law; Stefan-Boltzmann Law
Downloads: 72
[texts]The Laboratory Report - Patrick Bruskiewich
A laboratory report is a concise record of the observations and conclusions made and may be regarded as equivalent to a professional researcherâs notebook. In a professional laboratory or in industry a researcherâs notebook is a permanent and quasi-legal document and serves to record observations that have value as intellectual property or as something with commercial value. A laboratory report needs to be written up with sufficient detail that a person unfamiliar with your experimental set up...
Keywords: Laboratory Report; physics lab write up
Downloads: 43
[texts]Like Strong Coffee - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich In this world, unknown the real becomes surreal, normal becomes absurd Nothing is what it seems!
Keywords: poem; eros and coffee
Downloads: 6
[texts]That Rush to Never Land - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Who lives in separate worlds, one real The other imagined In the dark
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 5
[texts]Past These Hours ... at Twilight's Gate - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem I howled at the moon The moon frowned back It floats a shiny balloon A light against the black.
Keywords: poem; lunacy; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 8
[texts]It’s Four a.m. Now … - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Itâs four a.m. now ⦠And I cannot sleep The warm milk hasnât helped. Lifeâs a big bad dream.
Keywords: poem; depression; Canadian Poetry
[texts]What Ever Floats Your Boat - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Row ⦠row ⦠row No happiness at all I work at this Then work at that I paddle to and fro They tell me where to go
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
[texts]I Know Not Beauty, I Know Not Sin - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich All that eyes Do seek All that hearts Do find All this is inside My troubled mind.
Keywords: poem; emotions; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 1
[texts]You Can See That In My Math - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich I am Bohemian ⦠really I am I am as flighty as the clouds The rain is my tears
Keywords: poem; bohemian; mathematician; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 12
[texts]The Cosmopolitan Nature of International Law - Patrick Bruskiewich
This October 2006 letter begins, "We Canadians must act as Good Samaritans" and makes mention of some of the advice the author has given over the past three decades including helping the Children of Chernobyl, helping to outline Canada's Policy "Responsibility to Protect", in areas of arms control and the Laws of the Seas. Mention is also made of the importance of the Vienna Convention brought into being by US President John F...
Keywords: Canada; Parliament; Responsibility to Protect; Vienna Convention; John F. Kennedy; Madame Justice Louise Arbour; Good Samaritans, Pythagoras Publishing
Downloads: 108
[texts]Copernicus Jubilee in Canada: 1473-1973 (Part Two) - Patrick Bruskiewich
Copernicus Jubilee in Canada: 1473-1973 (Part Two) Compendiuum book of the 1973 Copernicus Quincentenary Jubilee Events in Canada by Maria R. Lemanski sponsored by the Department of Secretary of State, Parliament of Canada
Keywords: Copenicus; Quincentennary Jubilee; 1973; Canada
Downloads: 3
[texts]Worked Upon by Words - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich When it comes to words, are we merely content to sit and read, to surrender and drift away
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 9
[texts]Nibbles and Bytes - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Nibbles and bytes Damn ⦠nibbles and bytes The hackerâs at it again
Keywords: poem; hacking; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 1
[texts]Physics Experiment 2, the Pendulum and Isochronism - Patrick Bruskiewich
The purpose of this lab is to study the motion of a simple Pendulum. In Study 1 you will use a pendulum of fixed length and vary the mass to determine whether the period of a pendulum depends on the mass of the bob at the end of the string. In Study 2 you will use a fixed mass and change the length of the pendulum to determine the relationship between the pendulum length and the period of the pendulum...
Keywords: Physics Experiment; Pendulum; Isochronism
Downloads: 91
[texts]Brother ... Can You Spare a Dime? - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich They rob you Of your happiness These letters ⦠the bills The ⦠you owe us
Keywords: poem; depression; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Oh ... Forty - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Oh ⦠Forty! What a perfect number
Keywords: poem; existential; Canadian Poetry
[texts]Some Lessons in Intelligence - Patrick Bruskiewich
A short talk given in 1993 by Dr. R. V. Jones. It is worth noting the final words in his talk; "... intelligence, properly conducted, is not only honourable but is a vital contribution to the stability of the civilized world." Dr. R. V. Jones' talk is mentioned in the article "Station Point Grey and Very Special Intelligence: Part 2"
Keywords: R.V. Jones; Intelligence
Downloads: 42
[texts]Copernicus Jubilee in Canada: 1473-1973 (Part One) - Patrick Bruskiewich
Copernicus Jubilee in Canada: 1473-1973 (Part One) Compendiuum book of the 1973 Copernicus Quincentenary Jubilee Events in Canada by Maria R. Lemanski sponsored by the Department of Secretary of State, Parliament of Canada
Keywords: Copenicus; Quincentennary Jubilee; 1973; Canada
Downloads: 5
[texts]A Physics Education Challenge for Canada's Premiers - Patrick Bruskiewich
An editorial from the September 2007 edition of the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Journal challenging Canada's Provincial Premiers to make physics education a priority in schools across the country. A special thanks is given to the Hon. Jean Charest for his past and continued support for science and industrial policy in Canada and for his assistance to get a Canadian made TR-19 cyclotron installed at the CUSE site in Sherbrooke Quebec.
Keywords: Physics Education; education challenge; Jean Charest; TR cyclotron; CUPJ
Downloads: 25
[texts]Regnum Defende, Canada and Defending the Realm - Patrick Bruskiewich
Defining the Realm as the Crown, Canada, its Citizens, Institutions, National Interests and Sovereignty, the key mission of the Canadian Forces is to Defend the Realm (Regnum Defende). This mission involves Canadian Forces personnel who patrol the air, sea and land regions of Canada, provide search and rescue and assist civilian authorities in specified safety and security activities such as disaster management...
Keywords: Defending the Realm; Regnum Defende; Canada; Canadian Sovereignty; CAF
Downloads: 20
[texts]Depression Session - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Olâ sis is really sick Pneumonia ⦠she canât lie The cars done broke again And so once more am I
Keywords: poem; depression; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 8
[texts]That Was That - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich I watched from afar As the big black bear ate fistful of my berries
Keywords: poem; funny; Canadian Poetry
[texts]Commanded Voir et Dire - Patrick Bruskiewich
In the aftermath of the 1983 KAL007 incident, I did an assessment which ended up on the desk of the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister of Canada, Mr. Pierre Trudeau, placed there by BC Senator Raymond Perrault. For the past three decades I have lived by the Command "Voir et Dire" - stand to be seen, stand to be heard - proffered by Senator Raymond Perrault in the fall of 1983. I have been commanded to lend advice to the Privy Council and Parliament of Canada where ever it is necessary...
Keywords: Voir et Dire; HRH Queen Elizabeth II; Privy Council; Parliament of Canada; KAL007; Pierre Trudeau; Senator Raymond Perrault
Downloads: 17
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